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Think Globally, Act Locally: How Working with DPLA has Improved Our Collections

Description: Presented at the 2015 Digital Library Federation Forum as part of the panel, "Think Globally, Act Locally: How Working with DPLA has Improved Our Collections." This presentation provides an overview of how working as an aggregator for the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has changed workflows related to digital collections for The Portal to Texas History.
Date: October 28, 2015
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Evaluating Collections on a Regular Basis

Description: Presentation for the Association for Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS) Collection Evaluation and Assessment Interest Group meeting at the 2014 American Library Association (ALA) Annual Conference. This presentation discusses a service at the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries to evaluate collections on a regular basis.
Date: June 29, 2014
Creator: Avery, Elizabeth Fuseler & Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Portal to Texas History and Digital Projects at UNT

Description: This presentation discusses the two digital collections in the UNT Libraries, The Portal to Texas History and the Digital Library. It discusses the benefits of these collections, how the partnerships work with organizations who contribute to the collections, and gives examples of the projects and items within these two collections.
Date: July 15, 2010
Creator: Belden, Dreanna
Partner: UNT Libraries

Prioritization of WAS Enhancement Ideas

Description: This report is part of the Web-at-Risk project. Several enhancement ideas for future releases of the Web Archiving Service (WAS) have been identified. In order to refine and prioritize these ideas as well as elicit new enhancement ideas, 16 project curators participated in an online exercise between November 27 and December 16, 2007. The exercise employed a Delphi technique that consisted of a series of three online questionnaires, each available for a five or six day period. This report describes the exercise and reports the results.
Date: December 21, 2007
Creator: Murray, Kathleen R.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions

Description: This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations.
Date: 2010
Creator: Halbert, Martin & Skinner, Katherine
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Model for Surfacing Hidden Collections: The Rescuing Texas History Mini-Grant Program at The University of North Texas Libraries

Description: This article describes the methods and lessons learned from conducting the Rescuing Texas History mini-grant program, which serves as a model for sustainable large-scale digitization initiatives.
Date: July 2017
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia; Mangum, Jake & Phillips, Mark Edward
Partner: UNT Libraries Digital Projects Unit

Digital Evolution: Innovative Survival

Description: Presentation for the 2013 Digital Frontiers Annual Conference. In this presentation, the authors discuss digitization methodologies, skills, and economic factors relating to the Oklahoma Historical Society.
Date: September 20, 2013
Creator: Pryse, JA & Wojcik, Nicholas
Partner: UNT Digital Scholarship Cooperative (DiSCo)

Targeted Access for Varied Audiences to Integrated, Heterogeneous Digital Information Resources [Poster]

Description: Poster presented at the 2003 ASIS&T Annual Conference. The poster describes the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries' Portal to Texas History project, which aims to integrate and ensure long-term access to large quantities of heterogeneous digital resources from many different institutions.
Date: 2003
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Hartman, Cathy Nelson & Hastings, Samantha Kelly
Partner: UNT Libraries

Marketing to Your Community: Becoming a Destination

Description: This presentation discusses marketing and promoting a library's government documents department. The author explains the marketing strategy as consisting of the Four P's: using Passionate Pro-active Promotions and Presentations to make your documents department a destination for answers. The author offers specific examples of promotional events and items, collaboration with other organizations and libraries, and specific ways that the University of North Texas (UNT) has marketed the benefits of its government documents.
Date: October 2011
Creator: Sears, Suzanne
Partner: UNT Libraries